Poison or antidote? Find out which plants and animals can help you in a pinch, or kill you within seconds.
Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations, and explore the wonders of OMSI with no kids in sight! Enjoy a glass of wine while learning about robots, tornados, or fossils. Talk to a brewer about the science behind beer, or sample products from local artisans.
All that and more with OMSI After Dark, a night at the museum for the 21-and-over crowd filled with food, drink, and science fun!
Visit our new exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar (upcharge applies).
21+ Only | ID's Required
Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.
OMSI After Dark admission: $15/non-members, $7.50/OMSI Members and FREE for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders
OMSI After Dark admission, plus entry to The Science Behind Pixar: $21/non-members, $12.50/OMSI Members and $5 for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders
Dangerous Dosage | How much is too much? Find out what makes a dosage dangerous and how everyday items can be poisonous!
Foraging Friendly Flora | Can you tell which plants are toxic? Explore the wide variety of useful (and dangerous) plants found in the Pacific Northwest!
Pick Your Poison (or is it Venom?) | Was that snake poisonous or venomous? Come learn the difference and explore the many types of toxins you may encounter.
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Air Pollution! | The air you are breathing right now is poisoning the planet. Come find out what environmental scientists are doing (and what you can do) to help.
The Bacteria You Want | Chemical pollutants travel through groundwater, but the smallest little creatures are working to clean that up.
Radical Radiation | There’s radiation all around you! Witness the particles that pass through you every day and discover if they can cause you serious harm.
PERFORMANCES AND PRESENTATIONS
The Eggs! A 1942 Dinner At The Oregon State Hospital & A Powdered Milk Mix-Up
with Doug Kenck-Crispin | Resident Historian of Kick Ass Oregon History
6:45 PM, Planetarium
The World of Reptiles
with Mr. Lizard
7:30 PM, Planetarium
8:30 PM, Empirical Theater
Science of Vaccination: What Vaccines Are, What's In Them, and How They Work
with Andrew Sylwester, PhD, Immunologist in the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute at OHSU
8:15 PM, Planetarium
Hanford Hazards: Cleaning Up Nuclear Waste
with Jeff Burright, Assistant Director for Nuclear Safety at the Oregon Department of Energy
9 PM, Planetarium
Banfield Pet Hospital
Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
Pacific Crest Trail, Oregon
Portland Urban Beekepers
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